Aliens Are Not Superstitious About by Les Merton


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Post September 22, 2013, 04:07:21 PM

Aliens Are Not Superstitious About by Les Merton

I like this a lot. Just a simple list, mostly, but it says so much. It tweaks the imagination, too: if aliens aren't superstitious about visiting Earth, how do they feel about it?

(I think if they've got sense, they'll have quarantined the whole system by now.)
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Post September 22, 2013, 07:33:49 PM

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It's a list that certainly defines us.

Excellent - and I agree. Smart visitors would keep on going and put up a "Do Not Visit" sign...

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Post September 23, 2013, 06:16:42 AM

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We're probably the galactic equivalent of "holidays for lunatics".
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Post October 06, 2013, 06:37:50 PM

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I really like this poem. It is very concise. We get a series of concrete images that leads up to and makes a single point. Very nicely done.

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Post October 16, 2013, 11:56:57 AM

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I loved this poem! I keep going back and re-reading it, and it makes me smile every time.

And I totally agree with John. It's concise, but delivers a series of concrete images. Really, really well done.

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